Wuhan Yangtze River will be taking on Guangzhou FC in matchday eight of the Chinese Super League 2022.
Wuhan Yangtze River will be taking on Guangzhou FC in matchday eight of the Chinese Super League 2022. It is a bottom of the table clash with both the teams struggling in the lower half of the table. The hosts, Wuhan Yangtze River sit at the 13th position with nine points to their name while Guangzhou FC find themselves at the 16th spot in the table fighting relegation having collected just three points so far. With both the teams in dire need of a win, it promises to be an exciting and thrilling game to watch.
|Wuhan Yangtze River vs Guangzhou FC||Key Details|
|Date||4 July, 2022|
|Venue||Jinzhou Stadium, Dalian|
|Kickoff time India||1:00 pm IST|
|Kickoff time China||3:30 pm CST|
The hosts, Wuhan Yangtze River endured a disastrous run of results prior to the beginning of the Chinese Super League 2022. In their last six matches before June they were winless with three defeats and three draws. Their early season form, however was better than anything they could have asked for as they won their opening three fixtures, including a 1-0 win in the reverse fixture over Guangzhou FC. However, since then there have hardly been any positives to look on as they have lost all of their last four games. Wuhan Yangtze River’s most recent match ended in a 2-1 loss to Hebei FC leaving them in a desperate need for a win then ever.
As for Guangzhou FC, their run of results before June couldn’t be any worse. They lost their last six games and were leaking goals at a worrying rate. Guangzhou conceded 24 goals in this period without scoring any. This form has accompanied them in their league run so far, with their first seven matches yielding just one win and the others ending in defeats. Zhiyu Liu will be concerned with his team’s form and will undoubtedly look for a positive result against Wuhan Yangtze River.
Fitness will play a key role for both the teams as they look to reverse their respective fortunes and aim for a win. For Wuhan Yangtze River, the only absentee will be Lee Ding who is out due to a long term hip injury. While Guangzhou will be without the services of Lo Chang and Ki Liren, both sidelined due to fitness woes. The rest of the roster is available for selection.
Wuhan Yangtze River possible line-up: Wang, Liu, Li, Viana, Ming, H. Li, Kajevic, Ye, J. Hu, R. Hu, Forbes
Guangzhou FC possible line-up: Xianji, Shihao, Pan, Zhang, Jing, Liao, Y. Gao, D. Yao, H. Gao, X. Yao, Xu
The Chinese Super League match between Wuhan Yangtze River vs Guangzhou FC will take place at the Jinzhou Stadium, Dalian on Monday at 1:00 pm IST.
The Chinese Super League matches are televised on different networks in various countries. Last year, Tencent had secured media rights in China for the Chinese Super League (CSL) matches.